-From stylish phones to semiconductors, from DRAM to digital TVs, Samsung encompasses a variety of businesses that harness speed, creativity and efficiency to invent, develop and market the products that are defining how we live today. With more than a quarter of Samsung employees engaged in research and development each of our businesses is focused on discovering new technologies, products and services that will open a new world of possibilities for the people who use them
-From its inception as a small export business in Taegu, Korea, Samsung has grown to become one of the world’s leading electronics companies, specialising in digital appliances and media, semiconductors, memory, and system integration. Today Samsung’s innovative and top quality products and processes are world recognised. This timeline captures the major milestones in Samsung’s history, showing how the company expanded its product lines and reach, grew its revenue and market share
-Samsung has announced that it has begun volume production of what it characterizes as “the industry’s first” vertically stacked NAND flash-memory chip.Following the world’s first mass production of 3D Vertical NAND, we will continue to introduce 3D V-NAND products with improved performance and higher density, which will contribute to further growth of the global memory industry,” said Samsung SVP for flash product and technology Jeong-Hyuk Choi in a statement.
The V-NAND part will provide 128 gigabits of storage. -In the late 1960s, Samsung Group entered into the electronics industry. Its first product was a black-and-white television set.
-In 1980, Samsung acquired the Gumi-based Hanguk Jeonja Tongsin and entered the telecommunications hardware industry. Its early products were switchboards. The facility were developed into the telephone and fax manufacturing systems and became the centre of Samsung’s mobile phone manufacturing -Samsung became the largest producer of memory chips in the world in 1992, and is the world’s second-largest chipmaker after Intel (see Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Market Share Ranking Year by Year). In 1995, it created its first liquid-crystal display screen.
Ten years later, Samsung grew to be the world’s largest manufacturer of liquid-crystal display panels. Sony, which had not invested in large-size TFT-LCDs, contacted Samsung to cooperate, and, in 2006, S-LCD was established as a joint venture between Samsung and Sony in order to provide a stable supply of LCD panels for both manufacturers.
-In the first quarter of 2012, Samsung Electronics became the world’s largest mobile phone maker by unit sales, overtaking Nokia, which had been the market leader since 1998. In the August 21st edition of the Austin American-Statesman, Samsung confirmed plans to spend 3 to 4 billion dollars converting half of its Austin chip manufacturing plant to a more chip.
-Looking back at the company’s offerings—from flip phones to touchscreen handsets—Samsung has always followed along with current trends in the mobile phone’s evolution. So we’ve pulled together this walk down memory lane to look back at the devices that have kept Samsung relevant all these years.
-Next year could bring a new twist in the evolution of the smartphone. Samsung are gearing up to produce flexible, unbreakable mobile phone screens that can be bent, twisted and even folded up and put in your wallet.
-Samsung electronics consist of the three basic core divisions which include the device solutions, a business to business (B2B) division which can handle the semiconductors, other chips and liquid crystal display (LCD) and other components. Digital media& communications (DM&C) is basically a business to consumer (B2C) company producing the phones, computers, televisions and everything in between. And the Samsung advanced institute of technology (SAIT) is the research power of the Samsung electronics which can handles the new business.
-Product development will be driven outside of the normal mobile media structure at the Present time. Samsung is pursuing connected vehicle studies in Daegu. Samsung Navi or Seoul Commtech is also developing a wide range of products and from May 2011 has produced a series of Android based products with certain advantages of Using a standalone smart phone unit – a larger screen, offline maps, and battery life.
Samsung also introduced the SENS-240 a tablet hybrid which replaces standalone GPS Units as well as in-car navigation units, a unit focused on navigation while also capable of Pairing with an Android Smartphone. The SENS-240 is powered by a 1.43GHz Processor capable of rendering high-resolution 3D maps while simultaneously playing Both video and audio files on its 7-inch WVGA (800×480 resolution) display.
-Technological factor which can have direct impact on the cost and quality of the products which can lead innovations, better technology can be used for the production of the goods and research and development activity andcomputerization